• Back a jackass in ah horse race (phrase) – Back or bet on a loser one that should have been obvious had no chance to succeed.

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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  • Cockroach before fowl (phrase): Temptation; something impossible to resist.
    • Doh put that cake out – you put cockroach before fowl.

 

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer